double-edged

1
as in dual
consisting of two members or parts that are usually joined the double-edged purpose of the sales promotion is to clear out existing stock and to attract new customers

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2
as in ambiguous
having an often intentionally veiled or uncertain meaning her double-edged remark that she hoped that I ultimately got what I deserved

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“Double-edged.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/double-edged. Accessed 30 Jan. 2023.

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